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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018147
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018147
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2966, CVE-2007-2967   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 30 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.60 and prior versions; for Linux 2.16 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted LHA archive or other archive or packed executable that, when processed by the target application, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor credits Tavis Ormandy in Google Security Team and Sergio Alvarez of n.runs AG with discovering these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when processed by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix. A patch matrix is available in the F-Secure advisories.

The F-Secure advisories are available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-1.shtml
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-3.shtml

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-1.shtml (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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